DINING: Sushi classes, Smashburger largesse


Two local restaurants are offering sushi-making classes.

Sushi + Sake 101, which includes sake sampling, runs from 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 8 at Sushisamba at the Palazzo, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The classes, which are held on alternating Saturdays, are $100 per person. For reservations, call 607-0700 or visit www.Sushisamba.com. ...

And classes begin at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at Hachi at the Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. The classes, which are $85 per person, will repeat Feb. 24, March 17, April 21, May 19 and June 16. For reservations, call 797-7054. ...

Smashburger will donate $1 for every Sin City burger sold during January to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The Sin City Smashburger is beef topped with a fried egg, applewood-smoked bacon, American cheese, grilled onions, haystack onions and Smash sauce. There are four Smashburger locations in the valley.